As the new academic year begins, the Queen of Apostles School Student Council for year 2017-2018 was ceremoniously commissioned by Principal Marty Chargin at the opening school Mass held on Sept. 5. The Student Council consists of Nicole Kolmanovsky as President, Madison Penick as Vice President, Tulia Ku as Secretary, Francis Olakangil as Treasurer, Wudase Yousef as Religion Rep, Joelle Luiz as Spirit & Ecology Rep, and Max Amicarelli as Sports Rep. They pledged to lead, serve, and represent the student body throughout the academic year.
Additionally, the school-wide theme of “Practice Kindness” was announced during this Mass. Pastor Father Thuc Si Ho asked the students to absorb the parable of the Good Samaritan into their lives and treat others as they themselves would like to be treated.
While each class put forth its own views about expressing kindness by sharing, showing support, spreading joy, and putting others before themselves, Father Thuc expressed three things that display kindness encouraging the school community to speak kind words, express kind deeds, and live a kindness-filled life.